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Björk, Lars G.; Johansson, Olof; Bredeson, Paul – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2014
During recent decades, the rise of the global economy launched a wide array of social, economic, and political changes in nations throughout the world. Heightened concern about the quality of schools launched what is arguably the most pervasive, intense, and protracted attempts at educational reform in recent history. Examinations of the…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership, International Studies
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Mastrorilli, Mary Ellen – Journal of Correctional Education, 2016
Support for postsecondary correctional education expands and contracts with the dominant political ideology of the times, reflecting the degree of punitiveness in response to crime and criminals. Despite a growing literature demonstrating the efficacy of college education on reducing recidivism and increasing wages and employment, correctional…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Correctional Education, Federal Aid, Student Loan Programs
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Aubrey, Karl; Bell, Les – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
This article explores the impact of key teacher education policies created between 2000 and 2010 on further education teacher educators. Data was collected from a group of experienced teacher educators in the Midlands through a series of semi-structured interviews. This article argues that the reforms were driven by too great a concern for…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Adult Education, Teacher Educators, Professionalism
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Humes, Walter – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This paper uses the personal histories of two men, born in the same decade and both involved in the field of adult education in Scotland, to illustrate contrasting responses to the social and political changes taking place in the early 20th century. In methodological terms, it draws on recent writing on the relationship between biography and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Biographies, Social Change
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Hawley, Patricia H.; Sinatra, Gale M. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
America's rank among the lowest of developed countries in evolution acceptance rates is due, at least in part, to religious and political opposition. The negative correlations among religiosity, political ideology, and evolution acceptance in the United States have been documented repeatedly, and comfort with evolution varies by region with…
Descriptors: Evolution, Christianity, Religious Factors, Political Issues
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Ahmed, Hassan; Bradford, Simon – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2011
The purpose of this article is to critically examine Somaliland's post-conflict education reconstruction. The work includes documentary analysis of the Somaliland Education Policy. The authors also draw on the National Teacher Education Policy and the Somaliland National Education Development Plan. The analysis of these documents is primarily…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Ideology, Discourse Analysis, Educational Change
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Strom, Kathryn J.; Martin, Adrian D. – Issues in Teacher Education, 2017
This introduction to this special issue on "Thinking with Theory in Teacher Education" dedicates considerable space to broadly discussing the current U.S. political context to emphasize why, at this precise moment in history, educators, teacher educators, and educational researchers are in dire need of different ways to understand the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Theories, Politics of Education, Political Attitudes
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Lim, Leonel – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2014
In undertaking a critical discourse analysis of the professed aims and objectives of one of the most influential curricula in the teaching of thinking, this article foregrounds issues of power and ideology latent in curricular discourses of rationality. Specifically, it documents the subtle but powerful ways in which political and class…
Descriptors: Criticism, Discourse Analysis, Neoliberalism, Power Structure
Fox, Christine – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2016
It is all too easy to be discouraged, indeed, outraged, by the continuing state of socio-economic inequality and the fragility of "the neighbourhood" (our world) in a deteriorating, conflict-ridden environment. As educators, we struggle with the perceived lack of educational quality, relevance, and ethics of policy and practice.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, International Education, Ethics, Empathy
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Ankiewicz, Piet – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2021
Technology education was introduced as a successor to various forms of craft or technical education in some parts of the world in the 1980s. In South Africa (SA) the implementation of technology education was in more than one sense unique. Not only was it a new subject within the South African educational context, but it coincided with the dawn of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Barriers, Teacher Responsibility
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Emery, Carl – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
This paper reports on a critical discourse analysis (CDA) of the New Labour (1997-2010) discourse of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in schools, and how it was understood and enacted by policymakers in England and in Wales within the context of devolved government across the UK. By SEL I mean universal school-based programs, located in the…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Social Development, Emotional Development, Educational Policy
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Dugonjic, Leonora – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Today, the International School of Geneva is known as the world's oldest and largest private international school, having opened in 1924 under the name "International School". Many schools have attempted to foster an international environment in a general sense; this school is the first to claim an "inter-national" identity…
Descriptors: International Schools, Private Schools, Educational History, Institutional Characteristics
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Bolen, Rebecca M.; Dessel, Adrienne B. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2013
This article reviews the literature regarding discrimination by social work practitioners and educators against evangelical Christian social workers. We examine the methodology of articles that compare religiosity and political ideology between social workers and the general population and also of articles that address discrimination against…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Christianity, Social Discrimination
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Guo, Yuanlin – Science & Education, 2014
In China, the philosophy of science and technology (PST) is derived from "Dialectics of Nature" (DN), which is based on Engels' unfinished book "Dialektik der Natur." DN as a political ideology provides political guidance for scientists and engineers. Therefore, since 1981, "Introduction to Dialectics of Nature" (IDN)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Scientific Principles, Sociology
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Al-Majali, Wala' – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study is designed to explore the salient linguistic features of the political speeches of the ousted Arab presidents during the Arab Spring Revolution. The sample of the study is composed of seven political speeches delivered by the ousted Arab presidents during the period from December 2010 to December 2012. Three speeches were delivered by…
Descriptors: Speeches, Discourse Analysis, Presidents, Conflict
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